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An update from Evaneos

Best places to visit in France

France is famous throughout the whole world for its particular approach to life and way of living. The idea of spending a honeymoon in the country is a dream shared by many couples. France offers a multitude of different holiday possibilities: exploring its towns and cities, visiting its mountain or coastal regions, spending time in its countryside, exploring its gastronomic traditions, etc. To help you put together your own holiday, Evaneos' French writers here provide a selection of places they are especially fond of, including some that are not particularly well known.

Paris is of course THE international capital of fashion and romanticism and one of the absolutely essential places to see when visiting France. However, visiting cities such as Nantes or Lille, which – and as is often the case with French towns and cities – present a combination of both modernity and old and ancient buildings and architecture, gives you the opportunity to experience a less hectic pace of life than that offered by the capital. You can take advantage of this by spending time enjoying wine and French cuisine on the terrace of a local restaurant once the evenings begin to get longer.

Lovers of nature and the outdoors will greatly enjoy wandering the tracks and trails that run along the cliffs of Étretat and exploring its slightly wild coastline; or equally that of the Mediterranean around Marseille, where you can enjoy the wonderful experience of diving into the blue waters at the edge of a little cove or creek.

Fans of historic buildings and monuments have the wonderfully well-preserved Château de Chantilly to explore, or the ancient and medieval houses there are to be found in the little town of Sarlat in Dordogne Getting far away from the capital gives you the opportunity to discover more about France's history, enabling you to see the country in a whole new light!

Simply choose whatever corresponds best to the things you like seeing and doing and create a holiday to suit your own particular tastes and personality.

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Campomoro is an ideal family holiday destination. Between the sea and the scrubland, there are plenty of walks and places to settle down and unwind.
Located on the southern tip of Corsica, the city of Bonifacio is the most southern French commune. On a clear day, you can see Sardinia from the town.
Lying on the northern part of the island of Corsica, the Désert des Agriates extends over an area of around 58 square miles between the sea and the mountains.
While staying in Corsica, be sure to visit and explore the forêt d'Aïtone: the green, forested lungs of the island. You can go hiking and swimming in the forest, and it offers the possibility of encounters with some of Corsica's resident animals.
The Gulf of Saint Florent is one the most beautiful the Mediterranean has to offer.
Patrimonio is a village located at the southern end of the Cap Corse peninsula. It lies close to the small town of Saint Florent on the peninsula's eastern side.
Piana (France)
Located on the west coast of the island, the Piana creeks are undoubtedly one of the most remarkable natural sites that you can see when visiting Corsica.
Whoever goes to Corsica cannot escape Palombadja beach. With its postcard-like setting, it transports us straight into a tropical dream. Sandy and rocky, Palombadja is hot and sexy. It's also trendy and therefore very crowded. 
Saint-Florent is a popular seaside resort located right at the very back of the Gulf of Saint-Florent.
Bastia (France)
Bastia serves as the administrative centre for the Haute-Corse region and is the second most populous town in Corsica after Ajaccio.
Calenzana is a commune in northern Corsica, which is located about fifteen kilometres from Calvi.
Calvi (France)
A beautiful, easy going place, Calvi is a dream destination for those who love Corsica: sea, mountains and a citadel all in one go.
Often called an island within an island by its residents, Cap Corse is a presque-isle located on Corsica's north east coast.
The Bavella Needles tower over southern Corsica. These impressive peaks are a must if you're in the area. The walks are suitable for all ages and levels.
Corte (France)
As the historic and cultural capital of Corsica, Corte is the main town in central Corsica.
Home to most of the city's beaches and offering various superb viewpoints, the Gulf of Ajaccio has established itself as the main place in the city both local residents and tourists come to relax and enjoy themselves.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Gulf of Porto is famous for a Genovese tower that overlooks the town.
Olmeto (France)
Olmeto is a lovely little village in southern Corsica, located between the forest and the sea.
Porto-Vecchio is the third most populated commune on the island and one of its major tourist centres.
Propriano is a small town in south-west Corsica. Though it has a population of just 3,000, it receives 60,000 tourists per year.
"The most authentically Corsican town", according to the legendary words of Prosper Mérimée.
Located on the west coast of the island, Ajaccio is the prefecture of Southern Corsica. There's a good chance that your stay in Corsica will lead you there.
Conca (France)
A typical, Corsican mountain village, Conca has all the benefits of a high altitude hamlet. Quiet even during summer months, it offers a refreshing break from the packed beaches below.